Many side events have taken place in the lead up to the U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development. These have been attended by government officials, business leaders, members of various nongovernmental organizations and experts.

Other events still to take place include the Women Leaders’ Forum on June 19 and the Women Leaders’ Summit on June 21.

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.